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Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz: Michael Flynn May Have Broken Federal Law with Moscow Speech

He is also accused of unlawfully receiving money from Russian Federation and Turkey. "And that is he was supposed to seek permission and receive permission from both the secretary of state", he explained, "and the secretary of the army prior to traveling to Russian Federation to not only accept that payment, but to engage in that activity".

Business Canada foreign minister on Trump tariffs: 'We're going to play hard'
Author: 0 Canada foreign minister on Trump tariffs: 'We're going to play hard'

Why: The U.S. softwood lumber industry says Canadian imports are subsidized by provincial governments, giving Canadian firms an unfair pricing advantage. "We believe that there is a good win-win negotiated outcome that is possible here", Freeland said. And American dairy exports make up less than 1% of total USA exports to Canada, according to Freeland.

Author: 0 Exxon appeals US Treasurury for permission to drill in Russian Federation

It is unclear when Exxon applied for this waiver, whether it was before or after Tillerson was sworn in, and for which specific deal they asked sanctions to be waived. The FBI and a number of congressional committees are now investigating allegations that members of Mr Trump's team colluded with Russian officials to try to influence the outcome of the USA presidential election.

Business Trump tax plan leaves most of the hard work to Congress
Author: 0 Trump tax plan leaves most of the hard work to Congress

As widely expected, the announcement included plans to cut corporate tax to 15% from 35% and reduce the top individual tax rate to 35% from 39.6%. The one-page proposal outlined by the Trump administration Wednesday has something for everyone - massive tax cuts for businesses and a bigger standard tax deduction for middle-income families, lower investment taxes for the wealthy, and an end to the federal estate tax for the superrich - like the president and his family.

Author: 0 Trump targets more Obama-era regs that guard against corporate abuses

Congress has the sole authority under law to alter or amend the USA tax code. President Donald Trump has promised a "massive" tax cut for Americans. Wall Street, which tends to celebrate tax cuts, barely reacted - the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was down 0.3 per cent on Friday. Mnuchin has signaled previously that the administration is more concerned about spurring economic growth and job creation than with the impact on government revenue.

Author: 0 Housing, economy, leadership feature in final B.C. election debate

He said the Liberals are courting danger by running the same steady-as-she-goes campaign as they did in 2013. And depending on how they fare, it could have a big impact on the outcome of the provincial election campaign. He dismissed Horgan's repeated remarks that the NDP has tried six times to introduce new rules barring corporate and union donations to political parties but the Liberals would not agree as hypocritical, as long as the NDP does the same.

Author: 0 Trump Not Pulling Out of NAFTA 'at This Time'

The president is also blasting Canada for protecting dairy manufacturers, a measure he says is putting US farmers out of business. I think NAFTA has been a catastrophic trade deal for the United States, trading agreement for the United States.

Author: 0 Uber Elevate, Bell Want Flying Taxis in Dallas-Fort Worth by 2020

Uber will attempt the first public demonstration of the Elevate Network at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai if all goes well. As per the Reuters report , Uber estimates that the flying taxis can cut down travel time between San Francisco's Marina to downtown San Jose to 15 minutes, compared with the more than two hours it takes by road.

Business US durable goods advance modest 0.7 percent in March
Author: 0 US durable goods advance modest 0.7 percent in March

That said, the weaker-than-expected outturn for March follows an upward revision to February. USA aircraft sales forged higher in March, helping drive up orders for manufactured goods, but the pace of growth slowed from previous months, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday (Apr 27).

Business Trump issues one page tax reform update
Author: 0 Trump issues one page tax reform update

When asked about it at the roll-out briefing , Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn called such information a "micro-detail". It would double the standard deduction individuals can take and proposes cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent.

Author: 0 United States stocks settle higher

They will face off in a second round on May 7. "It's good news , and now investors have a reason to focus on the fundamentals in Europe, which are strong", said Luca Paolini, chief strategist at UK-based Pictet Asset Management. The regional bank ( NYSE Arca: KRE ) (KRE) and bank ( NYSE Arca: KBE ) (KBE) ETFs of the S&P 500 (INDEX:.SPX) were both up near 3 percent, trading on pace for their best days since March.

Author: 0 Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's taxes, Japan report

Or for the wealthy to create pass-throughs for the tax advantage. In a long awaited briefing given at the White House yesterday Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, said this was "an historic day", with proposals to take a 'once-in-a-generation opportunity to do something really big'.

Business Trump decides to keep Nafta for now
Author: 0 Trump decides to keep Nafta for now

In this case, threatening to withdraw would have amounted to a formal step that started the process of giving Mexico and Canada six months notice that Trump meant to start negotiating. It's especially curious that according to this statement the only concrete improvement to the trade agreement would be bringing it "up to date". Trump has already removed the U.S.

Business Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Price Target Raised to $975.00
Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Price Target Raised to $975.00

We support where investment dollars are focused and maintain our positive view. Investors will also be looking to hear if Amazon has to anything to say about its expanding hardware business, including the success of the Amazon Echo, which RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney thinks could lead to an additional $10 billion in revenue for the company by 2020.

Author: 0 Trump order: Feds to review marine monuments near Guam affecting fishing

She and others point to Trump's executive order that says protecting federal lands may inhibit America's energy independence. It directs the Department of Interior to examine all lands designated as national monuments since 1996. The status of two national monuments in New Mexico and dozens more nationwide is suddenly in question today after President Donald Trump said that his administration would conduct a comprehensive review.

Business Go, Ajit, Go - Get The Government's Boot Off The Internet
Author: 0 Go, Ajit, Go - Get The Government's Boot Off The Internet

It's a fight that's just beginning and one that Pai said , in a statement , "We intend to win". A period of public comment will follow, and a final vote on the measure is expected later this year. Last year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled to uphold the FCC's authority to impose these net neutrality regulations. Pai and the telecom industry have framed the debate as less about the principle of net neutrality than the mechanism to enforce it.

Author: 0 Trump will renegotiate NAFTA, following talks with Canada and Mexico

Instead of announcing his intent to withdraw from the agreement, Trump is asking the two other nations to open talks on ways to make the deal more balanced from the USA perspective, which is allowed within the framework of the treaty. But that notice can't be given until the administration meets with certain congressional committees. President Trump said, 'it is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation.

Author: 0 Stocks slip after Trump tax plan; euro softens after ECB

In the year to March, headline inflation was 1.5 per cent, with the underlying rate, which strips out volatile items such as energy, even lower at 0.7 per cent. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda conceded that public perceptions of future price increases remained subdued, which disappointed some traders hoping for a more hawkish inflation outlook and pushed the dollar higher against the yen.

Author: 0 Analysts rated Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) as Buy

EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 4 analysts is at 10.92%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 16.68 and 2. Medical Properties Trust now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $14.11.

Business Samsung to investors: We don't need to change … too much
Author: 0 Samsung to investors: We don't need to change … too much

But investors' focus remains fixed on how consumers are receiving Samsung's newest flagship smartphone following last year's costly smartphone recall. South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. on Thursday reported its best-ever first-quarter earnings thanks to brisk overseas sales of its home appliances and air solution products and cemented reputation as high-end TV and appliance brand.

Business Chipotle Says Its Payments System Was Hacked
Author: 0 Chipotle Says Its Payments System Was Hacked

Collier has a 24.8% average return when recommending CMG , and is ranked #216 out of 4571 analysts. Over the last 52 weeks Chipotle Mexican Grill CMG's stock price has increased by 5.79% from 445.92 to 471.76. QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill during the third quarter valued at $424,000. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca owns 3,700 shares.

Author: 0 Yesterday Stock Price Swings: Nokia Corporation's (NOK)

Natixis upgraded Nokia Oyj from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, January 13th. The company's price sits 3.29% above from its 50-day moving average of $5.32 and 5.45% fat from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $4.89.

Author: 0 Brewers jump on Reds early in 9-4 win

He took his position to start the eighth but was removed from the game after talking to the trainer. Thames hit two home runs in the Monday's series opener against the Reds and hit a third in the series on Tuesday. Brantley had an RBI double in Cleveland's three-run first inning and added a two-run single in the fifth. Davis went on the DL April 11 with a bruised right forearm.

Author: 0 Trump threatens Canada over milk imports

Farms across the state are in jeopardy of shutting down after their Wisconsin processor, Grassland, sent notice they would no longer buy their milk after May first because of shifts in demand in Canada. "We want to give our dairy farmers all the advantages they need in order to compete". Some Democrats have publicly supported the president in the dispute, particularly those from states affected by the new pricing policy.

Author: 0 Uber Flying Cars are Coming by 2020

Of course, being able to fly over congested urban areas can cut down a commuter's transit timebut the technology has remained largely unproven in the past. Previously, Uber has mentioned that it's VTOL flying vehicles may be possible to travel at more than 100MPH, operate directly due to electric motors and move more than 200 passengers-miles on which works out to the equivalent of the single gallon of fuel.

Business What Are Analysts Suggestions On International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

It has no change, as 83 investors sold International Business Machines Corp . shares while 629 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 533 raised stakes. This represents a $6.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 8th. Barclays Capital initiated International Business Machines Corp .

Author: 0 Xerox Corporation Setting The Table For Earnings

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a hold rating on shares of Xerox Corp in a research report on Sunday, January 8th. On average, equities research analysts expect that Xerox Corporation will post $0.85 EPS for the current fiscal year. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and global trademark and copyright law.

Author: 0 Trump Tax Cut Proposal Shines Light On MLPs

It could also double the standard deduction from $6,300 for and individual to $12,300 and $24,000 for married, joint-filing couples. Mnuchin and Cohn could not provide basic details, such as what income tax brackets would be, or say what a family of four earning a little more than $60,000 could expect to see in tax cuts.

Author: 0 Valero's results beat on strong demand for refined products

The stock was sold at an average price of $67.85, for a total transaction of $2,650,017.45. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company.

Business Price Target Analysis MGM Resorts International (MGM)
Author: 0 Price Target Analysis MGM Resorts International (MGM)

The company posted earnings of 12 cents per share in last year's first quarter. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. In related news, insider Robert Baldwin sold 106,160 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 28th.

Author: 0 Banks lending more freely again in early 2017

ECB President Mario Draghi is due to address the media at 8:30 ET. "But at the same time, measures of underlying inflation in the euro area remain subdued and our projected path of inflation still remains highly conditional on our policy stance".

Author: 0 Donald Trump's tax proposals sketchy, lack detail but are bold

President Trump proposes to double the standard deduction. Trump's plan would eliminate certain provisions that now work to these groups' advantage. Analysts did not expect the plan to include any proposals for raising new revenue, potentially adding billions of dollars to the federal deficit.

Business White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA
Author: 0 White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

Trump's decision to remain in NAFTA came the same day a senior administration official revealed the White House was considering an executive order to withdraw from the trade accord. Clark says she is the only one who can lead the province in the face of a growing trade protectionist threat from the United States government. One official already has an answer ready for the Americans if they complain about Canada's supply management in dairy, which restricts imports: "The U.S.

Business Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate
Author: 0 Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

Liberal government. BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark fashioned herself as the stoic, fearless leader, unafraid to stand up to the protectionist urges of Donald Trump. With much of the last week's pundit discussions centred around Horgan's temperament, it was perhaps inevitable it would become the centre of a question.

Author: 0 South Korea deploys parts of U.S. missile defense

Two Japanese destroyers have joined the Vinson, and when it gets closer to the Korean peninsula, it will also be joined by South Korean ships. In a show of military might, the US has sent a massive amount of American weaponry to the region.

Business Trump tax plan to produce budget issues in short term: Mnuchin
Author: 0 Trump tax plan to produce budget issues in short term: Mnuchin

Trump said in a Twitter post Saturday that tax reform and reduction would be announced this week. The government originally set August as the deadline for getting congressional approval for tax reform, but Mnuchin warned Thursday that it will "take till the end of the year".

Business BJP clean sweeps Delhi civic polls
Author: 0 BJP clean sweeps Delhi civic polls

According to the Delhi State Election Commission, the BJP swept the municipal polls winning 181 seats, the AAP got 48 seats, while the Congress was restricted to just 30. Where AAP seems to have lost the plot is in pursuing relentlessly negative campaigns. Taking a dig at his opponents, Kejriwal said that in other political parties people had to buy their candidature for such polls, which they later recover from public money by indulging in corruption.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says to discuss extending oil cut with OPEC on May 24

Novak said information on the oil market's situation and forecasts were being digested in order to draw a conclusion. Brent, the global benchmark, gained $1.02, or 1.9%, to $51.97 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe. "Given these sensitive circumstances, it is the right of Iraq to hope for an exemption by the other OPEC member states and have an opportunity to increase its production", Hakim said.

Business American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost
Author: 0 American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost

American is also offering raises to pilots and flight attendants "outside of contract negotiations", a move that should sit well with its unions but might be viewed negatively by investors. The panel ruled in favor of the company's 1.6 percent raise, which is retroactive to September 1. "Last month, when arbitrators handed down a ruling that left us lagging behind other carriers, we told management flat out: That's unacceptable", APFA President Bob Ross said in a statement.

Business Immigration Issue Could Impact Outcome In French Presidential Election
Author: 0 Immigration Issue Could Impact Outcome In French Presidential Election

The result reflected a desire for change in the deeply divided country, with the top spots going to two outsiders who transcended the left-right divide. Last week, the war of words renewed as Marine Le Pen issued another attack in an interview with RMC radio, calling herself a "feminist" who had freed herself from her authoritarian father.

Business An obstacle for Lloyds Bank despite stellar Q1
Author: 0 An obstacle for Lloyds Bank despite stellar Q1

The share price of Lloyds Banking Group Plc (NYSE:LYG) was up +1.74% during the last trading session, with a day high of 3.50. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Monday, March 20th.

Business Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House
Author: 0 Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

Analysts had been concerned that North Korea might seek to mark important dates this month, the birthday of the state's founder was celebrated with a huge military parade on April 15, with a nuclear or ballistic missile test. After taking abrupt military action in Syria, the political crisis between the USA and North Korea has been the next major foreign policy test for the Trump administration.

Business FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules
Author: 0 FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules

Later this year, the commission will revise its rules based on the feedback it receives, and take a final vote to enact the new rules. Pai had been opposed to such secret meetings and closed discussions during his time as a commissioner. The commission has used that authority to ban practices such as blocking internet traffic and to investigate practices such as "zero-rating", in which companies sought to exempt their own services from consumers' data caps.

Business Is Le Pen's nationalist vision unsafe for all of Europe?
Author: 0 Is Le Pen's nationalist vision unsafe for all of Europe?

A Harris poll published late on Tuesday showed that more than 60% of French people believed that Le Pen had begun her campaign better than Macron with more than 40% considering Macron's restaurant celebration a mistake. Le Pen said she would not let the factory shut down at all and the state would, if she was elected, buy a stake in it if necessary. Her plan to hold a referendum to take France out of the European Union would damage the "heart of Europe" and result in economic uncertainty ...

Business India examining consequences of Australia abolishing popular visa programme
Author: 0 India examining consequences of Australia abolishing popular visa programme

Axing of the popular Australian 457 visa this week will have minimal impact on the Dubbo business community, says Dubbo Chamber president Matt Wright. Technically speaking, the 457 visa is a temporary one for skilled workers, but it was one of the few that offered a path to citizenship for those who continued to work in the country.

Author: 0 ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged and bond buying intact

The independent centrist candidate has reassured markets spooked by the anti-euro, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The euro was last down 0.3 percent against the dollar at $1.0866, near a session low of $1.0852. However, new data released today showed inflation in Germany, the Eurozone's largest economy, rebounded to two per cent in April, setting the scene for a higher Europe-wide figure.